Government Libraries Section

Division: Library Types

Government libraries form a Section of their own within IFLA, belonging to Division I: Library Types. The Section is aimed at the community of libraries which are part of and work for a body with a governing task and which have, in any way, a political responsibility or connection. The Section encourages the growth and development of government libraries and assists in their cooperation.

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Government Libraries, Sections

Last update: 13 April 2017

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WLIC 2021 Session: Transforming current thinking into smart policy: the increasing role of libraries as intellectual hubs

This year our session follows the Congress Opening Ceremony at 0730 GMT on Tuesday 17 August.

16 August 2021

Report on the 2019 Satellite Meeting on Advocacy; Rome 30-31 August

The overview of the Italian Ministry of Justice Library (Biblioteca centrale giuridica) has now been added.

4 November 2020

WLIC 2020 Call for Papers - Government Libraries Section

GLS invites proposals for short presentations on the theme of "Evidence based policy",to be presented at WLIC Dublin in August 2020.

3 February 2020